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Balcony on the Moon : Coming of Age in Palestine (Hardcover) (Ibtisam Barakat)

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A Palestine Book Award Shortlist SelectionA VOYA Nonfiction Honor Roll SelectionA Skipping Stones Honor Book

Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. Ibtisam finds inspiration through writing letters to pen pals and from an adult who encourages her to keep at it, but the most surprising turn of all for Ibtisam happens when her mother decides that she would like to seek out an education, too. This memoir is a touching, at times funny, and enlightening look at the not often depicted daily life in a politically tumultuous area.

A Margaret Ferguson Book

Number of Pages: 217
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Age Range: Teen
Author: Ibtisam Barakat
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2016
TCIN: 51652136
UPC: 9780374302511
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-4490
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